The nodding onion, also called lady’s leek, is a perennial, flowering plant that is widespread across many parts of North America. It can grow up to 2 feet tall and develops downward-facing pink or white flowers in June and August. This tolerant species is easy to grow from its bulb and can survive periods of no water.
Their bright petals attract pollinators, such as bees, that spread pollen grains from flower to flower, a process that fertilizes the nodding onion while providing food and habitat for local insects.
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